San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree to make debut on Sunday

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed on Friday that wide receiver Michael Crabtree will make his season debut this Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. Crabtree has missed the entire season up to this point after tearing his Achilles' tendon during the offseason. The 26-year-old wideout was the 10th ...

Levi’s Stadium to host 50th Super Bowl in 2016

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The NFL's owners voted on Tuesday to award the 2016 Super Bowl to the Bay Area (Santa Clarita to be exact), where the San Francisco 49ers will have a new home starting next season. When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the 2016 decision, the San Francisco bid committee erupted in ...

San Francisco 49ers: Colin Kaepernick named starting quarterback

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

The quarterback controversy by the bay looks like it will continue to drag on for the remainder of the 2012 NFL season, but it increasingly looks like second-year signal-caller Colin Kaepernick has the inside track on the job. On Wednesday, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh named Kaepernick the starter for ...

Boners Burn Harbaugh Brothers

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

On Sept. 23, 1908 Fred Merkle became the first athlete to achieve national infamy for a gaffe that ultimately cost his team a shot at a championship. Merkle's Boner, as they called it back then, has been joined by dozens of choke-jobs in the century following — two of which came ...

The NFL’s Real Feel-Good Story

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

He's the feel-good story of the NFL this season -- the former first-round draft pick derided by most as a below-average quarterback who led his franchise to heights it hasn't experienced since a Hall-of-Famer was playing the position. You just haven't heard all that much about him. No, really. You haven't. Because ...

Jim Harbaugh Is My Favorite A-hole

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Usually I'm not a fan of assholes, because, well, they're assholes. But every rule has its exception, and mine is Jim Harbaugh, who is such a dick that it's cool. Sunday's ballyhooed postgame incident with Lions coach Jim Schwartz is merely the latest in which Harbaugh has come out looking like a ...

Cincinnati Bengals Get Taylor Mays, Plan To Play Him

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Late Monday night the Cincinnati Bengals acquired safety Taylor Mays from the San Francisco 49ers for an undisclosed draft pick. While Mays was a disappointment in San Francisco, Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis plans to use Mays soon. The veteran defensive coach sounded excited to work with Mays, whose physical skills ...

Michael Crabtree Digging A Hole With San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Michael Crabtree and the San Francisco 49ers haven't exactly been an ideal match from the start. After being taken with the No. 10 pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Crabtree proceeded to hold out until October 7 of his rookie year. That was the longest rookie hold out in team ...